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Submarine Command

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Genres: War, Adventure, Drama
Starring: William Holden, Nancy Olson, William Bendix, Don Taylor
Director: John Farrow
Plot Sypnosis:

John Farrow (Wake Island, China) directs a story and screenplay by Jonathan Latimer (Night Has a Thousand Eyes, Alias Nick Beal) which takes a very early look at what would later be called Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Screen icon William Holden (Stalag 17, The Bridges at Toko-Ri) stars as WWII Lieutenant Commander Ken White, who orders the submarine USS Tiger Shark to crash dive in order to evade a Japanese aerial attack. While the maneuver saves the submarine, it consequently kills the captain and another crewman. White is promoted, but the events on the Tiger Shark continue to haunt him and also disrupt his relationship with his wife Carol (Nancy Olson, Union Station). Eventually, he takes a desk job. But when the Korean War flares up, White is called back to active duty and asked to command the Tiger Shark once more. One of the very first dramas to tackle the psychological consequences of war, Submarine Command also features first-class work from William Bendix (Lifeboat) and Don Taylor (The Naked City).


• 2020 HD Master by Paramount Pictures – From a 4K Scan
NEW Audio Commentary by Filmmaker/Historian Steve Mitchell and Combat Films: American Realism Author Steven Jay Rubin
• Limited Edition O-Card Slipcase
• Optional English Subtitles
B&W 87 Minutes 1.37:1 Not Rated

Release Details

Movie Release Year: 1951
Tech Specs & Release Details

Length: 87
Specs: Blu-ray Disc
Video Resolution/Codec: 1080p AVC/MPEG-4
Aspect Ratio(s): 1.37:1
Audio Formats: English: DTS-HD MA 2.0
Subtitles/Captions: English SDH